Sports and audiovisual organizations try to lose as little money as possible in this




And the


, and its televisions, were not going to be less.

That's why league commissioner

Adam Silver is

working hard to get the American basketball course

started over the Christmas break


The traditional 'big week' of competition in its regular league, with

matches on Christmas Eve, the 25th, on New Year's Eve and on New Years


They are the

most striking matches

of the (sometimes) heavy Regular Season and the ones that accumulate the most people in front of the television.

Last year, for example, we had several

duels between the best teams

: Raptors-Celtics, Bucks-Sixers, Warriors-Rockets or Lakers-Clippers.

Hence the interest in

accelerating as much as possible

and getting the season started that week.

In a videoconference between the NBA and the franchise owners, the league presented a

reduced schedule

plan of

between 70 and 72 games

, ten fewer than the traditional 82 to try to finish before the start of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, according to reported ESPN.

Now it will be time to talk with the players and their association (NBPA), concerned about the

danger that the dispute of matches brings outside the successful



and determined not to risk their health traveling from coast to coast of the United States every week.


shoots that appeared in the first weeks of the NFL season

is one of the examples that they put on the table.

They don't want risks.


money rules

, and with the need to establish a new salary limit this season accepting a significant

cut due to the Covid-19 crisis

, players and organization need more than ever the income from television.

And there, Christmas is vital.

According to The Athletic, the start date the NBA works with is December



"This would be as close to the normal NBA schedule as possible, with significant financial benefits and the luck to finish before the start of the Games, opening a window for the stars of the league to travel to Tokyo."


Adam Silver

said in early October that he believed "


" that next season was interrupted for players to

compete in the Games, scheduled from July 31 to the August 8, 2021, so it makes sense for everyone, Priori and always depending on the evolution of the infections, it is to start the NBA before and not make the two competitions coincide.

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